Description: Introduction [00:00]; Spelling of last name [00:24]; Start of printing business [00:39]; Arrival in Oakland in 1904 [01:00]; Learning the printing trade in the Oakland public schools [01:20]; Bridges Printing [01:50]; Original location of printing business on 13th St. and Willow St. [02:07]; No other employees initially [02:55]; Extending credit to customers [03:21]; Competition from other printers [03:52]; Advertising [04:30]; No business permits needed [05:32]; Opened business in 1913 [05:50]; Discrimination from other businesses [06:16]; School and working at same time [06:54]; Son in printing business [07:36]; Customers from San Francisco [08:02]; 1915 Directory of Negroes in Bay Area [08:36]; Mother Hettie B. Tilghman work with women's clubs [10:32]; Mother helped him to go into printing business [11:43]; Family from San Francisco [12:38]; Learning the printing trade [13:26]; Printing Bay Area newspapers [14:01]; One of largest African American printers in California [15:32]; One of only African American union printers in California [16:08]
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